Students are accepted year round. Students must first enroll and be accepted at one of the schools before considered eligible to enroll in the Residential Program.
Student Enrollment Eligibility
The residential program operates on ISEP funds for the first (1st) through eighth (8th) grade students based on a three (3) year rolling average during a three (3) week period in September and October. Eligible students are counted for a minimum of two (2) bed checks, one being after school and the other at the midnight bed count. A student is counted eligible if the student is recorded as physically present during the specified time recorded by residential personnel for a minimum of one day per week during the count weeks.
The residential program does not receive funds for services provided to high school students. The service to a high school student is based on the Shonto Preparatory Schools Governing Board Inc.’s support and compassion for the student’s academic achievement. The residential program will accept five (5) high school students for every twenty (21) eligible determined ISEP count students, First through Eighth Grade, determined by the current three week ISEP School Year Count. The high school acceptance criteria are as follows:
> A promoted Middle School Student from Shonto Preparatory Schools.
> Cumulative 2.5 GPA
> Shonto Preparatory Schools Dean of Student Recommendation Letter for Eighth Grade Promoted Student
> Shonto Preparatory-Technology High School Dean of Student Recommendation Letter
> Physical residence is located outside the school district busing routes.
> Must have no prior record for out of school suspension, substance use or possession, which includes paraphernalia, threats, zero tolerance and/or school disruption.
> Prior school year successful residential completion.
> Extenuating home situations for graduating high school seniors, McKinney & Vento Act.
> Must utilize the residential stay five nights a week for the duration of the school year, Sundays through Friday mornings.
> Must be seventeen (17) years of age or younger